Fried Squash Fritters

Fried Squash Fritters

Southern Fried Squash Fritters

For people that love to garden and love fresh vegetables out of the garden, there is no better time than Summertime. Summertime is a time of growing your own vegetables and one of the most beloved vegetables is the squash. One of the problems once squash becomes available is what to do with it? You can only eat it stewed, sauteed, and fried so many times before you become tired of it. That is where this Fried Squash Fritter recipe comes into play.

There is nothing better in the Summertime than some fried squash!

That is where this Fried Squash Fritter recipe comes into play. This is a spin on regular ole fried squash. Basically you are grating the squash, adding in flour, egg, salt, and pepper, then you are frying them in patties. Sounds good right? For the full-on recipe, drop down below. You can also print it out for your recipe binder if you want. Don’t forget to watch our video of us showing you how we made it.

Fried Squash Fritters

Yellow Squash is a staple in many southern gardens. As summertime moves on, it is hard to find other ways to prepare it that you have not already tried or done. This is a spin on one of my favorite ways to have squash, fried. Try these Fried Squash Fritters and see if you don't love them too.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 10 fritters


  • 2 cups Yellow squash, finley grated Make sure to wash them first and drain them well. You may also squeeze the squash to get excess moisture out.
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • Vegtable/canola Vegtable or Canola oil enough to fill 1/2 inch of the bottom of a frying pan


  • In a large bowl, combine grated yellow squash, chopped onion, beaten egg, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix well
  • Stir in flour.
  • In a large skillet or frying pan, add in 1/2 inch of vegetable or canola oil and heat on medium to medium-high heat.
  • Using a tablespoon or an ice cream scooper, drop batter into the hot oil.
  • Cook time will be about 3 minutes per side or until they are golden brown.
  • Drain the patties on a paper towel or a draining rack once done.
  • Now they are ready to eat! Serve them with a side of ranch dressing to dip them in.
Keyword squash fritter

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